River Mill Lodge

Location: Valle Crucis Type: Mountain Homes
3 Beds 3.5 Baths Sleeps 11 No

Custom luxury cabin with river access near Valle Crucis. Stunning view from large covered deck, soaring indoor and outdoor stone fireplaces, hot tub, ping pong...you have to see this home to believe it!  Walk down to the river for fishing or to launch your kayak.  Three bedrooms and three+ baths accommodates up to ten.

Main level: Master with Queen and full bath with soaking tub and walk-in shower, second bedroom King and full bath, third bedroom with two bunk beds - one with two twin and one with a twin on top and double on the bottom; powder room off living area
Upper level: Loft with sleeper sofa


Welcome to River Mill Lodge.  This cabin sits on a large lot with access to a huge Watauga River frontage which is known for its trout fishing and small mouth bass. There is also a beautiful pond and picnic area JUST FOR YOU!!!  Relax and unwind from the stresses of everyday life and watch nature unfold around you. Plenty of room to explore or just SIT DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE!!!

This custom mountain home is something to behold. This unique luxury cabin rental has every feature that will have you just walking around and marveling at the workmanship.  A beautiful rhododendron staircase leads to a huge loft which overlooks the great room and is set up for the occasional extra guest with sleeper sofa; there is also a ping pong table for indoor fun.  Rustic elegance can be found throughout the home including antique chestnut beams and very high ceilings showcasing timber frame trusses.

As the wonderful summer night temperatures dip here in the mountains, enjoy dining or just take in the nature by the stone outdoor fireplace located on the full length back deck which has both open and covered areas and a grill for the delicious BBQ. So pull up a chair and rest your feet!!

The kitchen has lovely granite counters and is equipped with everything you’ll need for meal preparations. The custom dining table seats eight and the granite island equipped with bar stools accommodates additional seating. The great room has a huge stone fireplace, comfortable seating, and 52” flat screen TV. Spend some time around the table with the family and play some of our many board games.  Or, step outside and enjoy a soak in the hot tub!

Attention to detail can be found in this cabin’s every room as it is superbly furnished with antique furniture along with the extra accessories that will make you feel right at home. Each bedroom has it own private bath loaded with plush towels. The large Master Queen bedroom has a sliding door which leads to the deck entertainment area and the master bath has a his/hers double granite sink, a beautiful, large soaking tub, PLUS a large, tiled, walk-in shower.

River Mill Lodge has convenient paved access all the way to it's private drive. It is plowed in winter, but 4WD or AWD vehicles are required November-March, and chains may also be necessary to access all properties in winter months. We are happy to help you find the home with the access you are most comfortable with, any time of year!

For larger groups, consider renting River Mill Lodge with nearby Catch and Release at River Mill.
The main roads are plowed in winter, but 4WD or AWD vehicles are required November-March, and chains may also be necessary to access the property in times of snow or ice.

THIS HOME IS STRICTLY NON-PET FRIENDLY AT ALL TIMES DUE TO OWNER ALLERGIES. No exceptions will be made. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

To access the river and neighborhood pond, guests are asked to please only walk along the streets. Please do not cut through neighbor's private property. Thank you for helping keep the River Mill neighborhood pleasant for everyone! 

Room Beds Baths Room Features Comments
Master Bedroom Queen Shower
Full Bath
Soaking Tub
Main Level
Bedroom 2 King Full Bath Main Level
Bedroom 3 Bunk Bed
Twin over Full Bunk
Main Level - 3 twins and 1 double
Sleeping Loft Sleeper Sofa Upper Level

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Game Table
  • Gas Grill
  • Gated Community
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • King Bed
  • Mountain View
  • Outdoor Fireplace
  • Ping Pong Table
  • River/Creek/Pond
  • Washer / Dryer
  • WiFi
  • Wood Burning Fireplace


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cave
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rec Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours


  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Television

Kitchen and Dining

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Spices
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Bowling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Water Sports

Local Features

  • ATM Bank
  • Babysitting
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services


  • Deck Patio Uncovered
  • Grill
  • Lanai Gazebo Covered

Sports and Adventure

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Fly
  • Fishing Freshwater
  • Golf Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Skiing Water
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Tubing Water
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind Surfing


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
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